Bethesda Game Studios is looking for talented Engine Programmers to join our team that is pushing the bleeding-edge of RPG development for the PC and consoles. Programmers will work closely with artists, lead engine programmers, designers and producers to implement and optimize game features.


  • Writes clear, maintainable, highly functional code and portable C++ code;
  • Plans and designs code in collaboration with team members;
  • Enjoys jumping into lots of different systems, tackling everything from entire systems to random tasks;
  • Supports and maintains existing systems;
  • Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude;
  • Accurately estimates his/her schedules and delivers high quality work products to that schedule;
  • Provide technical expertise to develop cutting-edge technologies to include: architecture, design, prototype, implement, test, debug, document, profile, maintain, and support;
  • Review codes from other team members.


  • 4+ years game industry C++ development programming experience with at least 3+ years of engine experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience;
  • Very strong C++ design and coding experience;
  • Experience in building multithreaded, real-time systems;
  • Experience writing systems balancing performance and maintainability;
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability;
  • Experience profiling and optimizing both CPU and GPU utilization;
  • Experience with game editor plugins/modification;
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Must work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks;
  • Passion for making GREAT games;
  • Experience playing previous Bethesda Games Studios games.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with animation, 3D graphics, audio, AI, or gameplay programming;
  • Development experience on game consoles (Xbox One/PS4).